We learn by doing

Our goal is to engage students in the pursuit of excellence as lifelong learners through leadership, communication and teamwork.

Specialty Programs

Nevada's first public medical school

The School of Medicine was established in 1969 as a community-based medical school with a mission of educating primary care physicians for rural Nevada. What started as a two-year school, now offers four-year degrees in medicine, clinical sciences, among others.

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Health and Wellness

Our Learning and Wellness Resource Center is devoted to creating a healthy and enjoyable environment for our learners. Special events to boost mood, meal planning to keep your nutrition in-check, and stress management tips are all part of an array of resources provided by the LWRC team.

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A team-based approach

We are dedicated to improving health and healthcare in Nevada, by providing access to numerous resources and assistance to our students. We know our learners will give back by providing excellent patient care to their communities.


As the first public medical school in the state of Nevada, we have a proven history of educating and graduating excellent physicians. See why our students choose us for their medical education, residency and stay in our community to practice.

M.D. Program

Our goal is to engage students in the pursuit of clinical excellence as lifelong learners through leadership, communication and teamwork and to support faculty in the development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum.

  • Curriculum
  • Electives Catalog
  • Visiting Students

Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs will walk you through the next steps and prepare you for your first classes. During medical school, we offer additional support in financial planning, wellness and counseling resources.

Graduate Medical Education

The Office of Graduate Medical Education's mission is to provide outstanding training for our interns, residents and fellows through supervised patient care, hands-on learning, simulation and didactic education.